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Forum: Main
11-20-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,763
Posted By L'il Chickadee

As I start a new project I'm usually chain...

As I start a new project I'm usually chain piecing a lot of short seams so I'll put in a partially full bobbin to do these. My machine sets reminders until the bobbin is down to 8% which is actually...
Forum: Main
08-26-2021, 07:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,532
Posted By L'il Chickadee

I admire quilters who can organize and put...

I admire quilters who can organize and put together projects for travel and you are certainly one of them. I'd say go for it. We had two homes for awhile plus the travel trailer and some acreage,...
Forum: Main
08-26-2021, 04:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,171
Posted By L'il Chickadee

Another thank you to Tallchick for the link. ...

Another thank you to Tallchick for the link. Love the muted tones and color combinations. Got it bookmarked.
Forum: Main
08-23-2021, 08:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,457
Posted By L'il Chickadee

Sorry, my bad. I thought you had the large...

Sorry, my bad. I thought you had the large template from your question and I missed the mention that it was for charm squares. Sounds like you've got it all worked out now. The dimensions 2 1/2" by 6...
Forum: Main
08-22-2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,457
Posted By L'il Chickadee

I was going to refer this video also since Jenny...

I was going to refer this video also since Jenny calls for a 5" by 13" rectangle to put on each side of the template piece. The name is Stretched Periwinkle and uses the large template. Four of...
Forum: Main
08-05-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,037
Posted By L'il Chickadee

Other than cutting pieces a scant larger and...

Other than cutting pieces a scant larger and aiming for a scant 1/4 inch I don't focus on the actual seam allowance. However I do have a six inch ruler that I use to check my finished units. If...
Forum: Main
08-03-2021, 09:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,119
Posted By L'il Chickadee

The thing I don't understand is why retailers say...

The thing I don't understand is why retailers say the pattern is low in stock. Or something like buy now, only 3 left. How can a pdf file be low in stock?
When I print out a pdf I'll print the...
Forum: Main
07-25-2021, 03:38 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,980
Posted By L'il Chickadee

Just finished making a postage stamp block with...

Just finished making a postage stamp block with 1/2" squares. It was fun but crazy. Stuck it up on my design wall and walked away. It's like going down a rabbit hole when you work that small. I think...
Forum: Main
07-22-2021, 07:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,992
Posted By L'il Chickadee

Marcia Hohn has a free pattern, "Grampy's Shirts"...

Marcia Hohn has a free pattern, "Grampy's Shirts" on Quilters Cache. I just love it for the small triangles where you can add little pops of bright colors. I have it in my bucket of someday stuff,...
Forum: Main
07-18-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,568
Posted By L'il Chickadee

Thousands of Bolts and only one nut?

Thousands of Bolts and only one nut?
Forum: Main
07-17-2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,402
Posted By L'il Chickadee

Today's Quiltville Quote of the Day, "Working...

Today's Quiltville Quote of the Day, "Working through the scary things brings more confidence. Did you Know?"
Hmmm. Could Bonnie have been thinking about you? So good to see success with your...
Forum: Main
07-13-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,003
Posted By L'il Chickadee

Oh my gosh!! So funny. I hate bugs too and will...

Oh my gosh!! So funny. I hate bugs too and will jump out of my chair over a dumb little spider.
Forum: Main
07-11-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,003
Posted By L'il Chickadee

Thank you to everyone for your responses. I am...

Thank you to everyone for your responses. I am really surprised at what I feel, just an honest appreciation for so many who tirelessly dedicate themselves to the huge amount of sewing involved in...
Forum: Main
07-10-2021, 06:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,003
Posted By L'il Chickadee

Chain piecing

Just curious. What is your limit? How many units will you chain piece before breaking off to iron or whatever comes next?
I was doing five or six at a time, then upped my game to ten. That was okay...
Forum: Main
06-30-2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,579
Posted By L'il Chickadee

Here's another one, Thousands of Bolts has this...

Here's another one, Thousands of Bolts has this in seven different colorways but not your pinks and oranges.
That said, it may help narrow down your search if this is the manufacturer. Also, the...
Forum: Main
06-30-2021, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,579
Posted By L'il Chickadee

Could it be a Joann Fabrics customizable fabric?...

Could it be a Joann Fabrics customizable fabric? The streaking structure looks similar but I don't know how you would do a color change. https://www.joann.com/painted-panels/29670.html
On second...
Forum: Main
06-28-2021, 07:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,447
Posted By L'il Chickadee

Welcome, Staylor! I have the same Bernina 830 and...

Welcome, Staylor! I have the same Bernina 830 and quilt frame. I've only used the machine on the frame for quilting a couple times, so not an expert here. My issue was trying to manually thread the...
Forum: Main
06-23-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,091
Posted By L'il Chickadee

Love, Love her channel. Laughed so hard when she...

Love, Love her channel. Laughed so hard when she was piecing something together and kept gettng it wrong and turning the fabrics around, then shrugs at the camera. Then when she takes a drive and is...
Forum: Main
04-30-2021, 03:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,523
Posted By L'il Chickadee

High five Sewingsuz!! And another high five for...

High five Sewingsuz!! And another high five for doing it again! Personally, I have never done the same mistake on the same seam twice in all my years of sewing. Wink! Wink! More like three times.
Forum: Main
04-23-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,504
Posted By L'il Chickadee

Really good question, Bearisgray. I don't think...

Really good question, Bearisgray. I don't think I've ever made up everything into a kit before starting a quilt. I do like having things all sorted, fabric all washed and ironed, thread selected...
Forum: Main
02-07-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,940
Posted By L'il Chickadee

Thanks Susie QOH, I just learned some things. It...

Thanks Susie QOH, I just learned some things. It never occurred to me that I could unplug the BSR, Ha! Ha! Haven't gone
near my 830 lately. It refused to play nice with monofil thread....I'm...
Forum: Main
12-15-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,169
Posted By L'il Chickadee

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zupBTfTNZI8...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zupBTfTNZI8 (www.youtube.com/watch?v=zupBTfTNZI8)
I like Laura Ann Coia and her video channel, Sew Very Easy. This one is from six years ago, with good advice.
Forum: Main
11-20-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,773
Posted By L'il Chickadee

Don't think I've ever made a traditional pieced...

Don't think I've ever made a traditional pieced quilt where I did follow the pattern. I always have to fix something, change the block size, change the alternating block to something else, change the...
Forum: Main
11-11-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,180
Posted By L'il Chickadee

Yes, I recently had trouble using a monofilament...

Yes, I recently had trouble using a monofilament on my Bernina 830. I followed the tips on this website and it was some help but still very frustrating....
Forum: Main
08-15-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,320
Posted By L'il Chickadee

Hi, closej and welcome! It's exciting to get back...

Hi, closej and welcome! It's exciting to get back to quilting but not so exciting when you take a nose dive. Feeling your pain.
So, I'm looking at the link. The quilt pattern I see is Cleared for...
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